Category Archives for Inspiration/Encouragement (Teaching)

How to Deal With a Difficult Administrator

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You may have thought that your administrator has it in for you, but have you ever had an administrator who’s literally out to get you? As in, actually trying to kill you? Well, that’s what “Carl” was dealing with. He had been nothing but loyal, dedicated, and passionate. But his administrator became jealous and started plotting […]

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6 Ways Teachers Can Refresh Themselves (so they can give more to their students)

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This post is a guest post by Dr. Tim Elmore, founder of Growing Leaders. Tim is a leading authority on how to understand the next generation and prepare tomorrow’s leaders today. He is a best-selling author and international speaker, who helps develop emerging leaders under the philosophy that each child is born with leadership qualities. Teachers are […]

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6 Traits of Teachers Who Are Reducing Their Workload with the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club

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Are you over being overwhelmed? Sick of feeling guilty for abandoning your family to work on school and then feeling guilty for abandoning school to be with your family? Are you ready to finally find balance? This week I’m honored to interview Angela Watson, creator of the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club. We’ve been talking […]

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The Best (& Easiest) Way to Find Encouragement, Inspiration, & Solutions

The best way for teachers to find encouragement, inspiration & solutions

If you’re trying to figure out teaching all by yourself, chances are you’re struggling. Maybe your school doesn’t have a great support system and your colleagues aren’t exactly the encouraging type. But that doesn’t mean you should go it alone. When you’re confused, discouraged, or just don’t know what to do about a particular issue, […]

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Learn to say “no” without guilt & make your “yes” really count

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Today I’m honored to be part of the Unshakeable book club. This amazing new book by Angela Watson is definitely a must-read for every teacher. This is day 6 of the book club – check out this post to see the entire discussion, or purchase the book for yourself here. Let me ask you something […]

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